Patents Assigned to Ricoh Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10719552
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for creating, storing, and retrieving a focalized visualization related to a location, an event or a subject of interest. A visualization server receives a query for creating a visualization from a client device, identifies and retrieves one or more segments of a video stream satisfying the query, and generates the visualization based on the one or more segments of the video stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jorge Moraleda, Hector H. Gonzalez-Banos, Marco Antonio Covarrubias
  • Patent number: 10713391
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for associating protection data to a video object and verifying the content and source of the video object based on the protection data. A video processing application receives, at a producer, a video object; computes, at the producer, a digital signature based on content of the first video object; adds, at the producer, identification information of the producer to the digital signature of the first video object, the producer being a source of the first video object; transmits the first video object along with the digital signature from the producer to a first consumer; and authenticates, at the first consumer, the content and source of the first video object based on the digital signature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hector H. Gonzalez-Banos, Ramya Narasimha
  • Patent number: 10688770
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods, processes, and systems for the manufacture of three-dimensional articles of polymer materials using 3D printing. A syringe or an inkjet print head prints a solution of prepolymer onto a build plate. The printed prepolymer is exposed to a stimulus whereby the prepolymer is converted to the polymer. After a predetermined time, sequential layers are printed to provide the three-dimensional article. The three-dimensional article can be cured to produce the 3D article made from the final polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: RICOH CO., LTD., UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
    Inventors: Andrew J. Boydston, Mark Ganter, Duane Storti, Adam Edward Goetz, Mete Yurtoglu, Michael Byrnes Larsen, Gregory Isaac Peterson
  • Patent number: 10691878
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for displaying and interacting with a user interface are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises: receiving first content for display on a display surface, displaying the first content at a first area of the display surface, capturing a stroke when written on the display surface over a first portion of the first content, and automatically creating a first page at a second area of the display surface, the second area being different than the first area and displaying the first content with the captured stroke.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michael Gormish, John Barrus
  • Patent number: 10683393
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods, processes, and systems for the manufacture of three-dimensional articles of polymer materials using 3D printing. A syringe or an inkjet print head prints a solution of prepolymer onto a build plate. The printed prepolymer is exposed to a stimulus whereby the prepolymer is converted to the polymer. After a predetermined time, sequential layers are printed to provide the three-dimensional article. The three-dimensional article can be cured to produce the 3D article made from the final polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: Ricoh Co., Ltd., University of Washington
    Inventors: Andrew J. Boydston, Mark A. Ganter, Duane Storti, Adam Edward Goetz, Mete Yurtoglu, Michael Byrnes Larsen, Gregory Isaac Peterson, Di Zhang
  • Publication number: 20200175310
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for providing visual analysis focalized on a salient event. A video processing application receives a data stream from a capture device, determines an area of interest over an imaging area of the capture device, detects a salient event from the data stream, determines whether a location of the detected salient event is within the area of interest, and in response to the location of the salient event being within the area of interest, identifies a portion of the data stream, based on the salient event, on which to perform an action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Manuel Martinello, Hector H. Gonzalez-Banos
  • Patent number: 10621304
    Abstract: A system including one or more processors and a memory. The memory stores instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the system to receive, via a server, a first real time messaging protocol message from a hub application, the first real time messaging protocol message to control a medical; transmit a device driver command to control the medical device based on the first real time messaging protocol message; receive data from the medical device; and transmit, via the server, the data from the medical device to the hub application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Pankaj Wasnik, Maharsh Kapadia, Vipin Namboodiri
  • Patent number: 10599947
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for providing visual analysis focalized on a salient event. A video processing application receives a data stream from a capture device, determines an area of interest over an imaging area of the capture device, detects a salient event from the data stream, determines whether a location of the detected salient event is within the area of interest, and in response to the location of the salient event being within the area of interest, identifies a portion of the data stream, based on the salient event, on which to perform an action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Manuel Martinello, Hector H. Gonzalez-Banos
  • Patent number: 10592854
    Abstract: Methods and systems for planogram matching are described. The methods include capturing an image, processing the image to identify a product based on a symbolic identifier, receiving a planogram, identifying a region of a planogram based on a linear grouping, determining a geometrically consistent match between the product and a sample product included in the region of the planogram, and determining an alignment between the region of the planogram and a corresponding region of the image that includes the product. The methods may further include determining a location in the corresponding region that does not include an expected product based on the planogram.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Edward L. Schwartz
  • Patent number: 10592855
    Abstract: A system and method that generates a planogram is disclosed. The method includes receiving, from an image processing module, a realogram, the realogram including information about items recognized in an image, aligning the items in the realogram using the information about the items recognized in the image, relocating the items horizontally and vertically such that the items are distributed among a plurality of aligned, non-overlapping slots, and providing the relocated items for display as a planogram of the items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Michael Griffin, Jonathan Zaremski, Jamey Graham, Tiffany Romain, Roland Findlay
  • Patent number: 10575789
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for erythema grading for psoriasis. In one embodiment, the method comprises generating Skellam distribution statistics related to differences between readout voltages for one or more psoriasis regions for a patient and a normal skin region for the patient; and generating an erythema grading classification for erythema regions in psoriasis using the Skellam distribution statistics as feature vectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mithun Das Gupta
  • Patent number: 10572626
    Abstract: A telemedicine system with intelligent triage that replaces a remote doctor with a virtual doctor in some cases is disclosed. The telemedicine system may include: a triage procedure that employs a local attendant and software to determine if the patient should be seen by a human doctor or can be satisfactorily served by the virtual doctor AI system—the triage process is done at the start and throughout the consultation to ensure that the patient is handled appropriately, with several exit options for care to be provided by a human doctor if warranted; an AI system (e.g., an expert or knowledge-based system) comprising a knowledge-base, an inference engine, input module, output module, central/monitoring module, and learning module; and a remote control or operations center where the operation of the virtual doctors can be monitored by a set of human doctors who can choose to intervene if/when necessary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Nikhil Balram
  • Patent number: 10572757
    Abstract: A system and method that gathers and labels images for use by a machine learning algorithm for image classification is disclosed. The method includes acquiring a preview image including a portion of a scene, generating a user interface including the preview image, performing object detection on the preview image to detect a set of items, adding, to the first preview image, a set of regions of interest based on the object detection, each region of interest highlighting a location of a corresponding item in the set of items, receiving an image corresponding to the preview image, determining an object identifier associated with an item, and labeling the item in the image using the object identifier and a region of interest corresponding to the item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jamey Graham, Sri Kaushik Pavani
  • Patent number: 10540761
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for distinguishing between stock keeping units of similar appearance that vary in size. An image recognition application receives an image depicting a plurality of items, the image including a reference marker with a known physical dimension. The image recognition application performs image recognition to identify an item in the image and a region of interest for the identified image. The image recognition application further determines a pixel-to-physical dimension ratio using the dimension of a region of interest of the reference marker and the known physical dimension of the reference marker. Finally, the image recognition application determines a stock keeping unit identifier of the identified item in the image based on the pixel-to-physical dimension ratio and a dimension of the region of interest of the identified item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bharathi Shekar, Sri Kaushik Pavani, Anshul Garg
  • Patent number: 10530705
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for allocating a workflow for an application between a server and a client based on user context in usage of the application, and customizing user views based on the execution of the workflow. A customization module receives user input, identifies a type of an application based on the user input, determines a workflow for the application, partitions the workflow to a first portion of the workflow executed on a client and a second portion of the workflow executed on a server, and generates one or more user interfaces corresponding to the execution of the first portion of the workflow, wherein the execution of the first portion of the workflow on the client is based on the execution of the second portion of the workflow on the server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Vipin Namboodiri, Venugopal Baswaraju, Manuswath K. Bhat
  • Patent number: 10528983
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for identifying advertising content and providing a user of a mobile device with a channel related to the advertising content. A recognition application receives advertising content comprising a series of frames, identifies images corresponding to the frames within the advertising content, identifies a first set of feature points from a first image of the advertising content, determines whether the first set of feature points matches a second set of feature points stored in a database, and in response to determining that the first set of feature points fails to match the second set of feature points, identifies the first image as being unique, indexes the first image and the first set of feature points and associates the first image with a channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ashootosh Chand, Bharathi Shekar
  • Patent number: 10523782
    Abstract: An application delivery controller for improving remote healthcare services is disclosed. The application delivery controller may be configured to provide improved service routing and security. In some implementations, the application delivery controller may receive a service request from a client device. The application delivery controller may determine routing parameters based on a requested service of the service request, authenticate access from the client device based on the requested service, a security zone of the requested service, and a token, and route the requested service to the client device based on the routing parameters and the authenticated access.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Vipin Namboodiri, Krishna Prasad Agara Venkatesha Rao
  • Patent number: 10514825
    Abstract: A system and method for image processing result visualization. The method includes receiving a job, wherein the job includes a panoramic image and image recognition information, and creating a visualization based on the job, wherein the visualization includes the panoramic image with the image recognition information layered over the panoramic image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jamey Graham, Roland Findlay, Michael Griffin, Tiffany Romain
  • Patent number: 10468917
    Abstract: A battery charger for charging a battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery charger comprises an input for receiving a first voltage and for coupling to a positive terminal of the battery; a first transistor having a first gate, a first drain and a first source, wherein the first gate is for coupling to a charging signal for the battery and the first drain is coupled to the battery negative terminal and, the first transistor to cause energy to be transferred from the input into the battery when turned on; and a group of transistors coupled to the first transistor and the input to control when the first transistor is turned on, wherein the group of transistors comprises a second transistor having a second gate coupled to the input and coupled to a third transistor to turn off the third transistor after a delay occurs after the voltage on the input reaches a predetermined level, and further herein the third transistor causes the first transistor to turn on when the third transistor is turned off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenneth Gudan, Jonathan J. Hull, Matthew S. Reynolds
  • Patent number: 10460287
    Abstract: The disclosure includes a system and method for indexing synthetically modified images of a high quality image. An image recognition application receives images of a product, crops background regions from the images, scales the image based on a minimum value among width and height of the image and generates multiple image sizes, blurs the images, brightens the image and indexes the images as being associated with the product. The images can be of box-shaped packages that include four or six images or cylindrical packages that include, for example, eight images of the packages. The images can be indexed in a k-dimensional tree for faster retrieval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sri Kaushik Pavani, Anshul Garg